INEC declares APC’s Idris Nasiru winner of Kebbi gov election

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The Independent National Electoral Commission has declared Idris Nasiru, candidate of the All Progressives Congress, as the winner of the Kebbi state governorship election.

Nasiru scored 409,225 votes to beat his closest challenger, Bande Aminu of the Peoples Democratic Party, who got 360,940 votes.

The returning officer, Saidu Yusuf, declared the APC candidate as the winner, on Sunday.

In March, INEC declared the March 18 Kebbi governorship election inconclusive owing to “massive vote cancellation and overvoting” in 20 of the 21 LGAs in the state.

Owing to the incident, the electoral commission fixed April 15 for a supplementary election.

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